Rowing: Ayer Juggles with Individual Style to Become a Team Man the Philosophical Student with Hollywood Looks Has Been Given His Chanc E at Oxford
Matheson, Hugh, The Independent (London, England)
FROM A distance Toby Ayer appears as Hollywood's idea of the perfect physical being. Taller than most, and honed down to 16 stone of fat free elastic, enclosed in a taut, freckled skin and topped with a straight red beard and tiny ratstail. Central Casting could put him down for any Garth or Willy Garvin part to match Schwarzenegger or Stallone.
Close up, you think instead of his namesake "Freddy" A J Ayer, Oxford philosopher and television thinker. "I looked him up and found he had Belgian ancestors, so no relation sadly," he said. You can see the intelligence shine out of Ayer's eyes and forget the massive shoulders underneath. This guy has perseverance. At 3.30pm on …
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Publication information: Article title: Rowing: Ayer Juggles with Individual Style to Become a Team Man the Philosophical Student with Hollywood Looks Has Been Given His Chanc E at Oxford. Contributors: Matheson, Hugh - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: April 1, 1999. Page number: 28. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.